MSP, Glasgow Kelvin
I thank the minister for her statement. Social security is a human right that is based on article 9 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights—it is not something that we have made up. The minister spoke about engagement. I know that—
Presiding Officer, I want to speak about the consultation, which set an example. It was a three-month consultation of ordinary citizens and key organisations. Can the minister indicate how the Government will continue to work with those ordinary people, who are on benefits, and with those key organisations, which will deliver what we hope will be a very good social security commitment?
The minister will be aware of the outstanding work that is delivered by the music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins Scotland. Its main fundraising event of the year—the Scottish music awards—is held every November in Glasgow. Although that event has delivered much-needed support for the charity, there has been a considerable rise in demand for the services that it offers, including...
Scottish National Party MSP for Glasgow Kelvin
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Also represented Glasgow
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